Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Our President Prof. Metin Sitti, has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of his pioneering and outstanding research contributions to engineering, related to bioinspired adhesives and small-scale mobile robotics fields. The Academy honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education." Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer in the United States.

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award Highlighted News

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

We are delighted to share that Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the 2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award. This recognition is attributed to Prof. Kavaklı’s technological approach to increase apoptosis (programmed cell death) in cancer cells by targeting the molecular circadian rhythm.

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials

Our president, Prof. Metin Sitti's research article 'Artificial-goosebump-driven microactuation' was published in the prestigious Nature Materials magazine.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science Highlighted News

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed annually by the United Nations on February 11th to promote the full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, Koç University honors the journey of women in this field.

The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023 Highlighted News

The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023

Prof. Can Erkey, Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the prestigious The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023.

TÜBİTAK Science Award Awards and Honors

TÜBİTAK Science Award

Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

Advanced Sensor Research Research

Advanced Sensor Research

A study by Assoc. Prof. Savaş Taşoğlu and Ph.D. student Ahmed Abdullah optimized micro-needle (MN) designs was published in Advanced Sensor Research.

Associate Member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) Research

Associate Member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA)

We are delighted to announce that Prof. Dr. Şener Aktürk of International Relations at Koç University has been elected as an Associate Member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA). Wholehearted congratulations to Prof. Dr. Şener Aktürk for this outstanding accomplishment and best wishes for his continued success.

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı Awards and Honors

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı

Prof. Halil Kavaklı from the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Molecular Biology and Genetics received the 2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award, which is given annually in the fields of journalism, literature, sports and science.

Şuhnaz Yılmaz Özbağcı appointed to EQUIS Accreditation Board Awards and Honors

Şuhnaz Yılmaz Özbağcı appointed to EQUIS Accreditation Board

Prof. Şuhnaz Yılmaz Özbağcı, Dean of the College of Administrative Sciences and Economics has been appointed as a new member of the EQUIS Accreditation Board ( 2023 – 2026).

Highlighted News 2024-02-19 08:42

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Our President Prof. Metin Sitti, has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of his pioneering and outstanding research contributions to engineering, related to bioinspired adhesives and small-scale mobile robotics fields. The Academy honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education." Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer in the United States.

Highlighted News 2024-02-19 08:30

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

We are delighted to share that Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the 2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award. This recognition is attributed to Prof. Kavaklı’s technological approach to increase apoptosis (programmed cell death) in cancer cells by targeting the molecular circadian rhythm.

Highlighted News 2024-02-09 11:13

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials

Our president, Prof. Metin Sitti's research article 'Artificial-goosebump-driven microactuation' was published in the prestigious Nature Materials magazine.

Highlighted News 2024-02-12 06:11

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed annually by the United Nations on February 11th to promote the full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, Koç University honors the journey of women in this field.

Highlighted News 2024-01-19 08:50

The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023

Prof. Can Erkey, Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the prestigious The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023.

Awards and Honors 2023-12-28 14:09

TÜBİTAK Science Award

Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

Research 2024-02-05 06:43

Advanced Sensor Research

A study by Assoc. Prof. Savaş Taşoğlu and Ph.D. student Ahmed Abdullah optimized micro-needle (MN) designs was published in Advanced Sensor Research.

Research 2023-12-26 09:05

Associate Member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA)

We are delighted to announce that Prof. Dr. Şener Aktürk of International Relations at Koç University has been elected as an Associate Member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA). Wholehearted congratulations to Prof. Dr. Şener Aktürk for this outstanding accomplishment and best wishes for his continued success.

Awards and Honors 2023-12-13 11:30

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı

Prof. Halil Kavaklı from the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Molecular Biology and Genetics received the 2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award, which is given annually in the fields of journalism, literature, sports and science.

Awards and Honors 2023-12-04 10:38

Şuhnaz Yılmaz Özbağcı appointed to EQUIS Accreditation Board

Prof. Şuhnaz Yılmaz Özbağcı, Dean of the College of Administrative Sciences and Economics has been appointed as a new member of the EQUIS Accreditation Board ( 2023 – 2026).